SuSE9 Security Update : libtiff, (YOU Patch Number 12618)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47018


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of libtiff fixes several integer overflows that could lead to a corrupted heap memory. This bug can be exploited remotely with a crafted TIFF file to cause an application crash or probably to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-1411)


Apply YOU patch number 12618.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 47018

File Name: suse9_12618.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/06/15

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1411